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Umbraco MVP 2019

I am honored to be recognized as an Umbraco MVP. The award was presented during the Codegarden Conference in Odense, Denmark on May 22, 2019.

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Recommended Tools to Manage Digital Projects with Remote Team Members

Collaboration within a project team is, of course, necessary. When members of that team are geographically dispersed or include people from different organizations (for instance: freelancers, consultants, and clients), having the right tools to facilitate that collaboration efficiently is essential. Over the years of working with various teams, I have come to appreciate having certain tools available as part of any project. Ideally, your project management process includes all these tools.

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How an Industry Becomes a Community

Over 12 years ago I undertook a small research project – to find a Content Management System I could use for client websites. I had no idea how it would change my life.

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Codegarden 2018 Talk Online Now

The video for my 2018 Codegarden talk "Umbraco Forms as the Ultimate Survey Tool" is now online. You can download the slides and find the code on GitHub.

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Dumbing Down Design: The Appification of Everything

Something I’ve noticed recently has been the effect of mobile device usage on web application design – perhaps to the benefit of phone users – but often to the detriment of desktop/laptop computer users.

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The Challenge of Picking Up Someone Else’s Codebase

The thing that many non-developers don’t understand is that coding is equal parts science – and art.

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24 Days Article: How to Register and Install a Free SSL Certificate on Umbraco Cloud

My article is included in the "Cloud Issue" of the 2017 "24 Days" collection.

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#RoadToUWestFest - Video with uCommerce's Martin Sandvad

Video of my interview by Martin Sandvad during the uCommerce "#RoadToUWestFest" 2017.

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